Santa Cruz Police Release Detailed Timeline Of Rampage That Killed 2 OfficersThe Santa Cruz Police Department has concluded its investigation into the fatal shootings earlier this year of detectives Butch Baker and Elizabeth Butler.
Records: Army Allowed Santa Cruz Police Shooter To ResignRecords show the Army commander of a former soldier who gunned down two California police detectives had allowed him to resign from the military instead of face a court-martial when he was twice accused of rape.
Dropped Rape Cases Against Santa Cruz Gunman Highlight Military IssuesAn Army official said this week there was not enough evidence to proceed with a rape prosecution against the man who killed two Santa Cruz police officers, fueling the debate over how the military investigates sex crimes.
Military Questioned Over Dropped Rape Case Against Santa Cruz GunmanSen. Barbara Boxer questioned Wednesday whether the military erred when it dropped rape charges and discharged a soldier who later shot and killed two police detectives in Santa Cruz.
Rep. Speier Wants Probe Into Dropped Charges Against Santa Cruz Cop KillerA Peninsula congresswoman has called for an investigation into the Army’s dropped rape charges against a man who shot and killed two Santa Cruz police officers.
Thousands Mourn Slain Santa Cruz Police OfficersMourners packed HP Pavilion in San Jose for a memorial Thursday for two Santa Cruz police officers killed in the line of duty last week.
Viewing Held For Slain Santa Cruz Officers On Eve Of MemorialA public viewing was held Wednesday for Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler of the Santa Cruz Police Department, who were killed by an armed suspect on Feb. 26.
Investigators Search For Witness To Deadly Santa Cruz ShootoutInvestigators are searching for a woman who may hold clues to the background and history of the man who shot and killed two Santa Cruz police officers on Tuesday before being gunned down in a shootout with police.
Memorial For Slain Santa Cruz Officers Moved To HP PavilionThe location for Thursday’s memorial for two slain Santa Cruz police officers has been moved to the HP Pavilion in San Jose to fit the large number of people expected to attend, a police spokesman said.
Cop Killer Surprised Santa Cruz Officers During InterviewTwo Santa Cruz police detectives gunned down while investigating a sexual assault complaint were interviewing the suspect when he shot them by surprise, according to sheriff’s officials.
Man Who Shot Dead Santa Cruz Officers 'A Ticking Time Bomb'The father of the suspect in the shooting of two Santa Cruz police officers said his son was a ticking time bomb who had contempt for police and the justice system.
Santa Cruz Residents Tired Of Violence That Has Plagued CityFollowing Tuesday’s deadly police shooting, Santa Cruz residents are in mourning and said they are sick and tired of the violence that has plagued the beach community over the last few years.